NEW YORK — The founder of biotech’s largest and most powerful hedge fund has for years perpetuated a toxic culture of sexual harassment, former employees told STAT, routinely subjecting young female assistants to pornography in the workplace, lewd jokes, and pervasive sexist comments. Five people who once worked at investing […]

Lampanelli had surgery in 2012 after she weighed almost 250 pounds.Getty Images Like one of the characters in her off-Broadway play, “Stuffed,” Lisa Lampanelli jokes that during her dieting days — all three decades of them — she lost and regained some 300 pounds: “that’s 17 Sarah Jessica Parkers!” But […]

There’s definitely something wrong with the world when a beauty like Mariah Carey feels she needs to undergo invasive weight-loss surgery to stem the flow of online abuse about her body. Alas, she’s still gone and done it, so we hope it makes her happier. Mariah Carey at Chinese Theatre […]

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) — According to the CDC, nearly 30 percent of Nebraskans struggle with obesity. One Lincoln, Neb. woman has been struggling with the disease for more than 30 years. Back in 1994, Crystal Moore joined a group called Take off Pounds Sensibly, or TOPS, and went from 260 […]

A woman has taken a stand against conventional beauty standards by celebrating her stretch marks and loose skin while posing for a stunning photoshoot that highlights her astonishing 175-pound weight loss. Christine Carter, 29, from Dallas, Texas had gastric sleeve surgery in August 2014, and has since gone from a […]

A Canada woman is reclaiming her life after she let it spiral out of control as food became her coping mechanism to deal with childhood trauma of sexual abuse and bullying and saw her tip the scales at 320lbs. But one decision in 2011 changed Ashley Amaral’s life in the […]

Full, pouty lips. Pale, translucent complexion. And long, shapely legs. These are just some of the aesthetic ideal ‘picture perfect’ to most, if not all, of us. It is without a doubt; a bold evolution is making waves in beauty technology – to meet the demands of women (and men […]

FIVE days after she gave birth, Tiffiny Hall was in her hospital room dressing her newborn son in a jacket and booties hand-knitted by his grandmother. She knew she looked sleep-deprived and puffy, but she decided to go ahead and take a photograph in the bathroom mirror, anyway — little […]

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